Gentoo Archives: gentoo-embedded

From: david@×××××××××.com
To: "Peter S. Mazinger" <ps.m@×××.net>
Cc: Chris PeBenito <pebenito@g.o>, AJ Armstrong <aja@g.o>, Embedded Gentoo Mail List <gentoo-embedded@g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-embedded] base-layout lite
Date: Fri, 12 Dec 2003 16:16:07
Message-Id: 20031212221518.GA18344@redhate.futuretel.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-embedded] base-layout lite by "Peter S. Mazinger"
On Thu, Dec 11, 2003 at 11:07:25PM +0100, Peter S. Mazinger wrote:
> On Thu, 11 Dec 2003 david@×××××××××.com wrote: > > > On Tue, Dec 09, 2003 at 10:09:51PM +0100, Peter S. Mazinger wrote: > > > Not in busybox, but you'll find it on http://www.fefe.de/minit/ and there > > > is a link to another explanation (attached) and configs. > > > > > > > wow, minit is really cool.... from the docs page: > > > > "Minit puts all its configuration-files into /etc/minit by default, but > > you can change that very easy. Minit brings two companion utilities > > with it: msvc and pidfilehack. msvc can start and stop processes just > > like svc from the daemontools. pidfilehack can be used to run daemons > > like ssh, read the PID and tell minit this PID so minit will know when > > sshd exits and can restart it." > > > > looks like everything we need is already taken care of with minit... > > > > * special config info for each service can be set > > * dependancies > > * specific CLI switches(parameters) for each service > > * tracking of run away services(go find th pid!) > > * logging > > > > I've got some things that I've been working with, and I figure adding > > minit would be a good little test. I'll post my results in the next > > couple of days. > I have already a busybox based version of the startup files (busybox ash > scripts) the only non-busybox utility is devfsd (I do not know how the > /etc/devfsd.conf should look like to conform to busybox's devfsd needs > Interested? I'll send you a tarball of my /etc/minit. >
sure sounds good. I also found some example stuff on the minit website here: http://www.fefe.de/minit/minit-data.tar.bz2 more exmaples are always fun! Dave -- gentoo-embedded@g.o mailing list

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